This free lecture is open to the public and will examine some important aspects of food sovereignty, including access, nutrition, and disease prevention. These topics will be viewed initially from a historical viewpoint to establish the biological norm for human communities. From there, strategies for developing personal and regional food security will be discussed. While many believe a focus should be placed on waging legal battles with large corporations, such victories may not lead to increases in food sovereignty. We are currently witnessing the outcomes of a passive approach to food autonomy in this country. In contrast, developing a realistically attainable authority over food will require people to actively engage in developing traditional ecological knowledge and learning politically incorrect nutrition. This presentation is supported, in part, by Anaskimin.
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Earlier Event: August 12Preserving Native Plant Knowledge for Their Future
Later Event: October 30From Tree to Table: Gathering and Processing Acorns for Food